Is it possible to watch an individual attachment, rather than an entire page?

Does functionality exist that allows a user to watch an individual attachment without having to watch an entire page?

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Hallo Stephanie

It's not possible to watch an individual attachment. I've also searched in the Atlassian Marketplace for add-ons that may do this, and haven't found any.

As an alternative, you could add a label to the attachment, and then build an RSS feed that returns results for all attachments with that label.

See the docs on building an RSS feed:

I haven't tried it, but it should work. Let us know how it goes. :)

Cheers, Sarah

Thank you, Sarah. The RSS idea might be useful for general tracking, but I am not sure it would provide the type of alerts we are looking for if an attachment is updated or changed. Even if we sorted by recently updated, it would be a passive mechanism rather than an active one with an alert. But we'll give it a whirl.


Improvement request opened on JIRA for same issue.

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